Mustangs Win School Record 13th Game, Down Widener 20-7 on Senior Day
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Stevenson women's lacrosse senior Olivia Baker (Perry Hall, Md./Catholic) scored her first goal of the season while junior Marissa Meiklejohn (Severn, Md./Old Mill) and junior Leah Warner (Pasadena, Md./Northeast) each totaled six points as the Mustangs defeated Widener 20-7 Saturday at Mustang Stadium on Senior Day.
With their 13th-straight victory, the Mustangs (13-1, 6-0 MAC) have now won a school record 13 games with two regular season games remaining. The 2008 team finished with a 12-5 record.
Before the game the team honored its two seniors, Baker and Meghan Najewicz (Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall). Together the duo has totaled 26 career points while playing in 61 and 52 games respectively, in four season.
Stevenson got off to a fast start, scoring the games first nine goals including three by Meiklejohn and two by Warner.
Meiklejohn finished with four goals and two assists while also adding six draw controls, three ground balls and two caused turnovers. Warner added three goals and three assists.
The Pride (5-8, 1-5 MAC) registered their first shot of the game with 11:12 remaining in the half, a free position goal by Meghan Garvey to stop a 9-0 run.
The Mustangs held Widener to 15 shots, the second lowest total of an opponent this season. Stevenson held Hope to just seven shots on March 20.
The second half was highlighted by the first career points by freshman Caitlyn McCall (Orlanda, Fla./Timber Creek) who had a goal and an assist.
Sophomore Amanda LeGar (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) totaled five points on three goals and two assists.
Defensively, the Mustangs were led by Baker who had five ground balls and three caused turnovers and Meg Gill (White Hall, Md./North Harford) who totaled a game-high six ground balls and three caused turnovers.
Widener was lead by Garvey who totaled three points on two goals and one assist.
Stevenson travels to face Hood in a Commonwealth game on Tuesday, April 23 beginning at 3:30 p.m.